||1.||Giovanni Damico - "The Break Down" (5:22)|
||2.||Marcel Vogel - "Come On" (7:29)|
||1.||Borrowed Identity - "Queens Bridge" (5:50)|
||2.||Boogie Nite - "Funk Dr Boogie" (6:15)|
||1.||Tim Jules - "Slap beat" (6:17)|
||2.||Hoshiana Anniversary - "Duke" (4:33)|
||1.||Dan Shake - "To The Love" (6:16)|
||2.||FYI Chris - "Banana Bread" (6:54)|
REPRESS ALERT: Marcel Vogel has decided to celebrate the first five years of his edit-heavy Lumberjacks In Hell imprint in the only way he knows how: by putting together a sumptuous double-pack stuffed with fresh new material. In keeping with the way the label has developed in recent times, the eight tracks blend the boundaries between original productions, illicit remixes and straight re-edits. There's a celebratory, life-affirming feel throughout, from the rubbery bass, D-Train synths and rolling house grooves of Giovanni Damico's "The Break Down", to the bluesy deep house brilliance of Borrowed Identity's "Queens Bridge". Highlights are plentiful elsewhere, too, from the hustlin' electrofunk-meets-disco of Vogel's own "Come On", to the killer synth solos and fuzzy bits of Tim Jules' thrilling "Slap Beat".
Jonna (City Fly / Shadeleaf Music), Ben Sims, Patrick Luca (SAFT/PULP), DJ Mau Mau, Ilija Rudman ( IMOGEN Recordings ), Mimi, Replika (Deso, Swedish Brandy), Tripeo, Rudy's Midnight Machine, Ionik (Traveller Records), Jacques Renault, Matt RiVEM (Goshawk/Rhythm Plate), Watson, Tom Smeyers, Javi Frias, Paul Thornton (Dig Deep / Reboot), Superbreak, Tooli (Local Talk / OMENA), Martin Haberland, Monsieur Cedric (Serie Limitee), Per Bojsen-Moller, Marcel Vogel Aka Em Vee, Juno Recommends Disco, Giant Cuts, Galletas Calientes, Eddie C, Nicholas, I Love Disco!, Cottam, Roman Rauch, Fabio Monesi (Wilson Records), Nowicki, Fog, Our Mutual Friend, Mat Chiavaroli, Cromby, Tommy Finger Jr., Martin Hayes (Rose Records), KS French, Soul Of Hex, Mike Sharon, 25 Places, L'Atelier, 80's Child, Shaka (KolourLTD, Balance Alliance), Funkyjaws, Giovanni Damico Aka Ron Juan, Terrence Pearce, Pontchartrain, The Silver Rider, Bradford James (DS Records), The Organ Grinder, RICHEART, Tilman
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